Archived Blogs

The Fifth Level of SAFe Thu, 2018-05-24 07:40 by Al Shalloway
Simplifying SAFe Tue, 2018-05-22 21:30 by Al Shalloway
Teach Agile Then Scrum Sun, 2018-05-20 21:40 by Al Shalloway
The high cost of certification Tue, 2018-05-15 21:00 by Al Shalloway
The Essence of Agile Fri, 2018-05-11 21:00 by Al Shalloway
Two Ways to Train Scrum Thu, 2018-05-10 11:33 by Al Shalloway
Resistance is not to change Thu, 2018-05-10 11:32 by Al Shalloway
Let’s Check our Beliefs Thu, 2018-05-10 11:31 by Al Shalloway
My Beliefs About Scrum Thu, 2018-05-10 11:27 by Al Shalloway
Turn Scrum Training Around Wed, 2018-04-25 13:12 by Al Shalloway
Scrum is Simple Wed, 2018-04-25 13:10 by Al Shalloway
When to do BDD or ATDD Tue, 2018-04-24 13:05 by Al Shalloway
The benefits of BDD/ATDD Mon, 2018-04-23 12:39 by Al Shalloway
Being Sane Fri, 2018-04-20 07:21 by Al Shalloway
Insanity Tue, 2018-04-17 12:20 by Al Shalloway
Different Levels of Learning Fri, 2018-04-13 13:16 by Al Shalloway
3 questions about Scrum Tue, 2018-04-03 11:48 by Al Shalloway
From the Scrum Guide Wed, 2018-03-21 21:00 by Al Shalloway
Q&A on Scrum as a Framework Tue, 2018-03-20 21:00 by Al Shalloway
Scrum as Example Sat, 2018-03-17 21:00 by Al Shalloway
I'd Settle For One Why Wed, 2018-03-14 21:00 by Al Shalloway
Incongruities of Agile Fri, 2018-02-09 21:00 by Al Shalloway
What Is Lean-Agile? Tue, 2017-12-05 08:51 by Al Shalloway
Why Differences Matter Fri, 2017-11-17 10:22 by Al Shalloway
Let's Stop The Echo Chamber Tue, 2017-11-14 12:43 by Al Shalloway
A Message To Consultants Fri, 2017-11-10 12:44 by Al Shalloway
Business Agility and Efficiency Fri, 2017-11-10 11:19 by Guy Beaver
Craving WHY Thu, 2017-11-09 11:25 by Guy Beaver
Scaled Distractions Tue, 2017-11-07 11:56 by Guy Beaver
The Values of The Manifesto Mon, 2017-11-06 11:19 by Al Shalloway
Lean-Agile Manifesto Sat, 2017-10-21 06:48 by Al Shalloway
The Role of Management in SAFe Wed, 2017-06-21 11:54 by Al Shalloway
A Personal Manifesto Sun, 2017-05-28 03:24 by Al Shalloway
Test-First for Quality Sun, 2017-05-07 13:18 by Al Shalloway
The Objective of Time-Boxing Sun, 2017-04-23 05:22 by Al Shalloway
4 Things You Must Do At Scale Mon, 2017-03-27 23:36 by Al Shalloway
Agile Pixie Dust Tue, 2017-03-07 03:26 by Steve Thomas
Separation of Concerns Tue, 2017-01-24 03:04 by Ken Pugh
Doneness Focused Processes Mon, 2016-12-12 11:21 by Ken Pugh
Three Levels of Doneness Mon, 2016-11-21 03:19 by Ken Pugh
The Problem of Management Thu, 2016-10-27 01:08 by Former Employee
Technical Debt Is a Systemic Problem, Not a Personal Failing Fri, 2016-10-21 00:22 by Former Employee
Rules Governing Software Innovation that do Work Thu, 2016-10-06 03:47 by Former Employee
Culture Eats Methodology as an Appetizer Mon, 2016-10-03 02:57 by Former Employee
Be Like P Diddy Fri, 2016-09-23 09:52 by Former Employee
Rules Governing Software Innovation That Don't Work Fri, 2016-09-23 01:17 by Former Employee
"Agile" vs. "Agility" Thu, 2016-09-22 10:07 by Former Employee
Agile 2016: Games In The Agile Practice Thu, 2016-08-25 05:51 by Former Employee
Agile 2016: The Lean Buffet Fri, 2016-08-05 06:28 by Former Employee
ATDD Topics Wed, 2016-07-20 02:52 by Ken Pugh
Agile Managers Need To Get Into The Loop Thu, 2016-07-14 04:10 by Former Employee
WIP, Capacity, and Dirty Laundry Thu, 2016-06-09 04:05 by Guy Beaver
SAFe as a Framework Sun, 2016-05-15 01:36 by Al Shalloway
It is Bimodal, but in a Different Manner (Part II) Wed, 2016-04-13 10:24 by Former Employee
It is Bimodal, but in a Different Manner Tue, 2016-04-12 09:57 by Former Employee
Being Digital Mon, 2016-04-04 09:09 by Former Employee
Complexity is Relative Sun, 2016-04-03 11:38 by Former Employee
Time To Abandon Agile? Tue, 2016-03-15 05:56 by Al Shalloway
Challenge the Lies You Live Tue, 2015-11-10 21:55 by Al Shalloway
Be The Change To Create Change Fri, 2015-10-30 23:57 by Al Shalloway
Net Objectives and SAFe® Tue, 2015-10-20 03:13 by Al Shalloway
Personal message from Net Objectives' new COO, Marc Danziger Thu, 2015-07-23 23:26 by Former Employee
When, Why and How To Estimate Thu, 2015-07-23 04:09 by Al Shalloway
Small Thoughts: Lean and Agile Tue, 2014-12-02 09:15 by Al Shalloway
How To Abandon Practices Thu, 2014-11-13 12:19 by Al Shalloway
Purpose, not Features Tue, 2014-10-28 03:51 by Al Shalloway
TDD and Asychronous Behavior Tue, 2014-10-21 06:39 by Scott Bain
Main Causes of Waste at Scale Sat, 2014-09-27 09:10 by Al Shalloway
The Danger of Point Solutions Sun, 2014-09-21 05:58 by Al Shalloway
Myths I Do Not Believe In Sun, 2014-08-10 05:19 by Al Shalloway
Resistance Is Not to Change Tue, 2014-04-29 12:58 by Al Shalloway
Scoping Out OO Tue, 2014-04-22 11:28 by Scott Bain
Making Scrum SAFe® Fri, 2014-01-24 15:46 by Al Shalloway
3 Industry Trends for 2014 Thu, 2013-12-26 10:22 by Al Shalloway
Value Stream Impedance Sun, 2013-12-15 07:59 by Al Shalloway
Yes, There Are Best Practices Mon, 2013-12-02 08:55 by Al Shalloway
Outline of Lean Seminar Sat, 2013-11-16 06:54 by Al Shalloway
SAFe® Kanban Sun, 2013-09-29 18:24 by Al Shalloway
Re-Defining the Possible Sun, 2013-09-08 16:03 by Scott Bain
Defending SAFe® Fri, 2013-08-16 11:59 by Al Shalloway
Extending the Kanban Method Wed, 2013-08-14 12:22 by Al Shalloway
New Posting at SustainableTDD Wed, 2013-08-14 07:00 by Scott Bain
Process Practice Patterns Sat, 2013-08-10 14:32 by Al Shalloway
Framework Tunnel Vision Fri, 2013-08-09 16:51 by Al Shalloway
Why You Need a Hybrid System Thu, 2013-06-27 13:12 by Al Shalloway
In Defense of Kanban Sat, 2013-06-08 19:03 by Al Shalloway
How We Do the Kanban Method Tue, 2013-05-28 03:32 by Al Shalloway
Day 7 of 100 Emergent Design Tue, 2013-04-30 08:49 by Al Shalloway
A Primer on Emergent Design Sat, 2013-04-06 20:03 by Al Shalloway
A Lesson On Learning Mon, 2013-03-04 10:00 by Al Shalloway
I Was Wrong About Scrum Sun, 2013-02-17 16:32 by Al Shalloway
Prognostications for 2013 Sun, 2013-01-06 18:37 by Al Shalloway
Scaling Scrum - What Works Sat, 2013-01-05 18:41 by Al Shalloway
Make Your Scrum Agile Sat, 2012-12-01 09:05 by Al Shalloway
Twitter Blog on Refactoring Mon, 2012-09-10 16:31 by Al Shalloway
The Power of Systems Thinking Fri, 2012-08-31 11:49 by Al Shalloway
Impressions of Agile 2012 Mon, 2012-08-20 15:42 by Al Shalloway
Going Beyond Design Patterns Wed, 2012-08-01 12:22 by Al Shalloway
What I Learned at Toyota Tue, 2012-07-24 07:09 by Ken Pugh
Wastes of Software Development Sun, 2012-06-17 06:36 by Al Shalloway
Standard Work: Why We Need It Sun, 2012-05-20 07:06 by Al Shalloway
Building Your Own Process Sun, 2012-04-22 20:49 by Al Shalloway
There Is No Silver Bullet Sun, 2012-01-29 04:11 by Al Shalloway
A Thanksgiving Blog Fri, 2011-11-25 09:27 by Al Shalloway
Rocks in a Jar Sun, 2011-10-30 15:16 by Al Shalloway
Why Lean-Kanban? Fri, 2011-08-26 11:25 by Al Shalloway
The Importance of Mindset Tue, 2011-07-26 08:04 by Al Shalloway
Kanban in a Nutshell Fri, 2011-06-24 22:49 by Al Shalloway
Questioning Questions Thu, 2011-06-02 22:06 by Al Shalloway
The Bonanza Syndrome Fri, 2011-05-20 06:51 by Scott Bain
The Lean-Kanban Manifesto Sun, 2011-05-01 12:50 by Al Shalloway
Elephants in the Room of Agile Sat, 2011-03-26 13:01 by Al Shalloway
I Crossed the Streams, Ray Thu, 2011-03-03 11:08 by Scott Bain
My Thoughts On Snowbird 10 Wed, 2011-02-16 16:47 by Al Shalloway
Why Technical Debt Matters Fri, 2011-02-04 18:22 by Al Shalloway
Big Change Up Front (BCUF) Sat, 2011-01-01 08:02 by Al Shalloway
An Agile Parable Tue, 2010-11-16 10:04 by Al Shalloway
Where my passion comes from Sun, 2010-11-07 15:56 by Al Shalloway
The Case Against Minimalism Fri, 2010-11-05 21:02 by Al Shalloway
Estimating Business Value Tue, 2010-09-28 14:02 by Ken Pugh
Common Myths of Kanban Sun, 2010-09-26 09:33 by Al Shalloway
A Quick Synopsis of Agile 2010 Wed, 2010-08-18 07:17 by Al Shalloway
Layers in Tests Fri, 2010-06-18 09:29 by Ken Pugh
Is Lean Based on Deming? Sun, 2010-04-11 17:57 by Al Shalloway
How to Affect Change Wed, 2010-02-10 21:49 by Al Shalloway
Introducing Kanban for Software Mon, 2009-12-21 17:46 by Jim Trott
Complex Adaptive Systems Redux Sun, 2009-10-18 08:00 by Al Shalloway
Pragmatic Lean Tue, 2009-10-06 03:19 by Al Shalloway
A New Series Mon, 2009-09-28 15:04 by Al Shalloway, Jim Trott
Software Quality and Daily Life Tue, 2009-08-18 09:58 by Scott Bain
Uncle Bob Weighs In Wed, 2009-07-01 12:53 by Scott Bain
Language Matters Fri, 2009-06-19 10:41 by Scott Bain
Redefining Lean Fri, 2009-05-22 13:48 by Al Shalloway, Jim Trott
Lean Kanban 2009 - Wow! Mon, 2009-05-11 19:24 by Al Shalloway
A Tale of Two Communities Thu, 2009-04-30 06:05 by Al Shalloway
Emerging Windmills, Part 2 of 2 Fri, 2009-04-03 10:43 by Scott Bain
Emerging Windmills, Part 1 of 2 Fri, 2009-04-03 10:42 by Scott Bain
Getting to the Benefit Wed, 2009-03-18 12:43 by Al Shalloway, Jim Trott
What's After Lean? Sat, 2009-02-28 10:59 by Al Shalloway
Alan in Wonderland (informal) Sun, 2009-01-11 15:33 by Al Shalloway
Scrum and Lean Sun, 2008-12-07 17:30 by Al Shalloway
Economies of Scale (Don't) Tue, 2008-12-02 18:35 by Guy Beaver
Adapter and Facade Mon, 2008-11-03 12:30 by Scott Bain
Is Scrum Failing Us? Sun, 2008-10-12 16:02 by Al Shalloway
Database Agility Tue, 2008-09-23 12:12 by Jim Trott, Max Guernsey
Coming Up at Agile 2008 Fri, 2008-07-25 18:23 by Al Shalloway, Jim Trott
What Does Speed Mean in Lean? Sat, 2008-07-19 12:32 by Al Shalloway
Theory of Constraints and Lean Tue, 2008-04-29 06:38 by Al Shalloway
Is There a Fat Agile? Tue, 2008-04-08 10:44 by Al Shalloway
Writing and Publishing a Book Wed, 2008-03-12 13:13 by Scott Bain
Praise for Scrum Mon, 2007-12-03 15:51 by Al Shalloway
Why Lean Now? Sun, 2007-12-02 16:26 by Al Shalloway
Enterprise Agility Fri, 2007-10-12 13:53 by Al Shalloway, Jim Trott
On Becoming A Coach Fri, 2007-06-29 23:00 by Al Shalloway
Banned in Boston Tue, 2007-06-05 23:00 by Al Shalloway
The Limits of Scrum Wed, 2007-04-18 08:58 by Al Shalloway
Resizing stories Tue, 2007-04-10 12:50 by Al Shalloway
Respect People Sun, 2007-04-01 20:47 by Al Shalloway
The Role of Lean Leadership Mon, 2006-10-23 23:00 by Jim Trott
ScrumMaster Overview – Part 2 Sun, 2006-07-16 23:00 by Jim Trott
ScrumMaster Overview - Part 1 Thu, 2006-07-13 23:00 by Jim Trott
A Comic Break Sun, 2006-07-09 23:00 by Al Shalloway
People and Process Redux Sun, 2006-07-02 23:00 by Al Shalloway
All Those Meetings!?! Thu, 2006-06-29 23:00 by Jim Trott
People and process Continued Mon, 2006-06-05 23:00 by Al Shalloway
People and Process Thu, 2006-06-01 23:00 by Al Shalloway

Blog Authors

Al Shalloway
Business, Operations, Process, Sales, Agile Design and Patterns, Personal Development, Agile, Lean, SAFe, Kanban, Kanban Method, Scrum, Scrumban, XP
Cory Foy
Change Management, Innovation Games, Team Agility, Transitioning to Agile
Guy Beaver
Business and Strategy Development, Executive Management, Management, Operations, DevOps, Planning/Estimation, Change Management, Lean Implementation, Transitioning to Agile, Lean-Agile, Lean, SAFe, Kanban, Scrum
Israel Gat
Business and Strategy Development, DevOps, Lean Implementation, Agile, Lean, Kanban, Scrum
Jim Trott
Business and Strategy Development, Analysis and Design Methods, Change Management, Knowledge Management, Lean Implementation, Team Agility, Transitioning to Agile, Workflow, Technical Writing, Certifications, Coaching, Mentoring, Online Training, Professional Development, Agile, Lean-Agile, SAFe, Kanban
Ken Pugh
Agile Design and Patterns, Software Design, Design Patterns, C++, C#, Java, Technical Writing, TDD, ATDD, Certifications, Coaching, Mentoring, Professional Development, Agile, Lean-Agile, Lean, SAFe, Kanban, Kanban Method, Scrum, Scrumban, XP
Marc Danziger
Business and Strategy Development, Change Management, Team Agility, Online Communities, Promotional Initiatives, Sales and Marketing Collateral
Max Guernsey
Analysis and Design Methods, Planning/Estimation, Database Agility, Design Patterns, TDD, TDD Databases, ATDD, Lean-Agile, Scrum
Scott Bain
Analysis and Design Methods, Agile Design and Patterns, Software Design, Design Patterns, Technical Writing, TDD, Coaching, Mentoring, Online Training, Professional Development, Agile
Steve Thomas
Business and Strategy Development, Change Management, Lean Implementation, Team Agility, Transitioning to Agile
Tom Grant
Business and Strategy Development, Executive Management, Management, DevOps, Analyst, Analysis and Design Methods, Planning/Estimation, Innovation Games, Lean Implementation, Agile, Lean-Agile, Lean, Kanban